A project called Uwingu has begun selling naming rights to 500,000 craters on Mars to try to raise $10 million for science research and education.
The violent impact of a space rock on the Martian surface creates a compellingly beautiful image, but good thing no one's home up there.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures an elegant image of three of Saturn's moons as they glow like delicate slivers in space.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft zooms in on the fractured surface of Dione, one of Saturn's many intriguing moons, and delivers a crater-packed close-up.
John Lennon's name is now part of a heavenly body, with the pop-rocker joining some esteemed company on Mercury's surface.
A recently released ESA image shows large lakes of blue on the surface of the Red Planet. Or does it?
Dwarf planet Ceres is NASA's latest object of fascination, sporting mysterious bright spots and a surface marked with endless craters.
Ceres comes into sharper focus as the Dawn mission settles into an up-close study of the dwarf planet's craters and mysterious bright spots.
The space probe has spent the past four years collecting and beaming back data from the planet closest to the sun.
Images taken by NASA's Messenger spacecraft and released in the probe's final days use colour to reveal the mineral composition of Mercury's surface.